Leica M Review (M as in Milestone)

The new Leica M is the most innovative and versatile M, which has spawned the modern M system. It combines decades of experience

The new Leica M is the most innovative and versatile M, which has spawned the modern M system. It combines decades of experience with the rangefinder system with cutting-edge digital technology: It has a newly developed, high-resolution CMOS full frame sensor that achieves together with its high-performance processor and the legendary M lenses outstanding image results. With live view, video and new additional focusing methods, it is the M, for all who want to give up anything that modern camera technology offers.

With live view, video and new additional focusing methods, it is the M, for all who want to give up anything that modern camera technology offers.

It has a newly developed, high-resolution CMOS full frame sensor that achieves together with its high-performance processor and the legendary M lenses outstanding image results.

Splash-proof camera housing

Based on the experience of our engineers in the construction of the new Leica M camera bodies is uncompromisingly designed for maximum stability and strength. Your deck and its floor covers are milled from blocks of brass. Your all-metal housing is closed and consists of a high-strength magnesium alloy.

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Splash-proof camera body – htt://leica-camera.com

All new features of the Leica M at a glance

Together with the new sensor, the Leica Maestro processor ensures that the vision of the Leica M sets new standards in terms of speed. At top speed he prepares for the coming from the sensor image data and generates image files.Even complex calculations he performs at extremely high speed. Thanks to the energy-saving processor and the electronic image sensor convinced the new lithium-ion battery (1800 mAh) Leica M with a particularly long term.

  1. Maximum picture quality through newly developed LEICA MAX CMOS sensor
  2. New applications with electronic viewfinder and Live View
  3. Simple, high precision focusing with Live View Focus and Focus Peaking
  4. Fully digital format for Leica R lenses, the Leica R Adapter M
  5. Extended sensitivity range up to ISO 6400

As we increasingly move past the point of sufficiency, manufacturers will continue to try filling ever-smaller niches. It becomes more about something you like/ want to use more than something you need. Is there room for one in your arsenal? Only you can answer that.

Running Of The Bulls Festival

A fighting bull stands alone surrounded by a crowd of runners on the second day of the San Fermin Running Of The Bulls festival in Pamplona, Spain (photo by Pablo Blazquez Dominguez). Four people have been injured so far in the nine day festival that takes over the whole town.

The idea for the event came to Rob Dickens and his business partner as they were looking for ways to expand their 20-employee Boston business beyond its Rugged Maniac obstacle course, a five-kilometer run-slide-climb-slip-stumble-swim trek that has expanded to 20 markets nationwide.

We wanted to do something unique that nobody else was doing

Since records began in 1924, 13 people have been killed during Pamplona’s bull run. Many of those who run are full of bravado (and/or drink), and have little idea of what they’re doing.

The Running of the Bulls

El Encierro, the running of the bulls from their corrals to the bullring for the afternoon bullfight, takes place in Pamplona, every morning during Sanfermines. Six bulls are let loose from the Coralillos de Santo Domingo to charge across the square of the same name (a good vantage point).

People on balconies watch runners Pedro Armestre/AFP
People on balconies watch runners – Pedro Armestre/AFP

Every year, the Festival of San Fermin, including the “Running of the Bulls”, attracts thousands of visitors to Pamplona, Spain. Lasting nine days, the festival kicks off with massive crowds at the Chupinazo in Pamplona town square, followed by a carnival, fireworks, the running of the bulls, and many bullfights. Held since 1591, San Fermin remains a popular, if also dangerous and controversial, event — dozens of people were injured this year.

The Big Picture

A fighting bull stands alone surrounded by a crowd of runners on the second day of the San Fermin Running Of The Bulls festival in Pamplona, Spain (photo by Pablo Blazquez Dominguez). Four people have been injured so far in the nine day festival that takes over the whole town.

  1. A third rocket goes off when all the bulls have made it to the ring, and a final one when they have been rounded up in the stalls.
  2. They can become isolated from the herd and are then always dangerous.
  3. A very treacherous stretch comes towards the end, where Calle de la Estafeta slopes down into the final turn to Plaza de Toros.

The 2006 event passed without serious injury to any of the runners, but with even greater demands on the authorities, including 145 fire alarm call outs and four stray cats collected; no stray bulls reported. For dedicated Encierro news check out www.sanfermin.com

Jawbone Up Fitness Rubber Band Review

A review gallery post with full width featured image enabled. Anyone who bought one of Jawbone’s much-hyped Up fitness band.

A review gallery post with full width featured image enabled. Anyone who bought one of Jawbone’s much-hyped Up fitness bands last year found themselves an unwitting participant in a beta test. The brand-new platform promised to get you up and exercising, help you sleep and eat better, and make you more stylish to boot — and we liked it. But there were some missing features, and some overly simple software for the device.

And then the Up started breaking. Weeks and months after being purchased, our review unit and many others simply stopped taking charges or turning on. Jawbone acknowledged the fault, offered its buyers a no-questions-asked refund (even if you just didn’t like the thing, you could return it), and went back to the drawing board.

Are you dealing in calories and carbohydrates, or points and badges?

I wear my watch almost everywhere, but I take it off when I sit at my laptop. It’s just uncomfortable having the band scratching and scraping around the palmrest, and it forces me to perch my arms awkwardly above the keyboard. That’s not a problem for my watch, which doesn’t need to be worn all the time, but I had to take off the Up as well because it caused the same problems.

Tracking your life

The Up tracks three things: activity, sleeping, and eating. The first is simple, requiring only that you wear the bracelet. Its engine turns the motion of your wrist into calories burned, steps walked, and active versus inactive time.

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UP by Jawbone http://jawbone.com/up

The Up’s vibrating motor is used for two different alarm features, both of which I’ve come to love. When you’re sleeping at night, you can set your alarm, and the Up will rouse you up to 30 minutes before that time based on when you’re in lighter sleep and will wake up feeling better.

Wrap-up

I’ve now lived with both the $99.99 Jawbone Up and $99.95 Fitbit Ultra fitness devices so you’re probably wondering which I would recommend? So am I, honestly.

The Street That Changed our Minds About Streets

Full width featured post generally considered the most beautiful post in the Caribbean, Cartagena in Colombia grew unimaginably wealthy.

Full width featured post generally considered the most beautiful post in the Caribbean, Cartagena in Colombia grew unimaginably wealthy as the port through which the looted gold of the new world sailed eastwards to Imperial Spain.

Turns out we have, with the likes of Sir Francis Drake (one man’s privateer is another man’s pirate) plundering the city as far back as 1586. In subsequent years, particularly those of the late 20th Century, Colombia was famous for other exports: mountains of pure cocaine, left-wing guerrilla ideology and “magic realism” from the pen of Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

Remember at all times that while you are seeing the world, the world will see you.

These childhood friends have overcome some serious setbacks — guitarist and vocalist Adam Haworth Stephens was in not one but two road accidents last year — so this new album’s a bit of a boon. With buddy Tyson Vogel, he certainly sounds glad to be alive on a boisterous folk-rock album that shows two mild-looking men can, like The Black Keys, make a hell of a noise.

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Two Gallants

Why now?

July sees concerts on the beaches and events in the bullring and yet more excuses to party thanks to the Summer Festival. Alternatively, the literary/arty Hay Festival Cartagena de Indias rolls into town each January. Wales or Colombia, Wales or Colombia?  The sound smacks of the KoL’s brand of macho melancholy, while Brown’s voice lends a rockabilly twang.

For all her extraordinary talent and work ethic, Bly’s appearance was decidedly unremarkable — a fact that shouldn’t matter, but one that would be repeatedly remarked upon by her critics and commentators, something we’ve made sad little progress on in discussing women’s professional, intellectual, and creative merit more than a century later.

Delevingne Photoshoot We Love

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Full width gallery post without sidebar. The other, more subdued Delevingne is most certainly a Woman We Love. None of the fireworks, all of the heat. No wonder the fashion industry has been so dismayed by news that Poppy Delevingne has left these shores and headed Stateside to take up residence in Fergie’s New York pad

Besides being known for his work for the Storm modeling agency, it is followed by fashion blogs and lifestyle, as it has a very distinctive style, blending both the natural beauty of your garment over the season IN .

Selected for the 1932 campaign, where Chanel celebrates the 80th anniversary of its online Bijoux.

Educated at the liberal £26,000-a-year Bedales School in Hampshire, she was talent-spotted by Storm model agency founder Sarah Doukas (who also ‘discovered’ Kate Moss at the age of 14), whose daughter was in the same class as Poppy’s sister. Poppy did her first magazine shoots at 16, then, after A-levels and a gap year spent travelling, found herself the toast of the town.

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Poppy Delevingne: Fashion’s it girl

The other, more subdued Delevingne is most certainly a Woman We Love. None of the fireworks, all of the heat. No wonder the fashion industry has been so dismayed by news that Poppy Delevingne has left these shores and headed Stateside to take up residence in Fergie’s New York pad.

Fashion’s It Girl

Nowadays Pandora works in the private-shopping department of London retail emporium Selfridges. The fashion plate still has her wardrobe from the ’70s and ’80s, though it’s been kept under lock and key from her daughters since she noticed a few things missing.

This fun-loving British transplant is blooming on Manhattan’s party circuit.

Still, it’s clear where Delevingne inherited her nonchalant sense of style — the one that enables her to throw a leather bomber over a sundress for a polo match at Governors Island or swan without a second thought into a charity gala in a Chanel jumpsuit. Her style has also been influenced by a couple of years in New York. She’s updated her English-magpie ways, now cleverly mixing quirky bits and bobs with sleeker hard-edged pieces.

Silent by Admiral Tech

With a unique combination of technologies from traditional crafts and sstyle Princess, the new 98 Motor Yacht is a yacht for long range which requires his presence His main deck includes a gantry front axle and a seating area , an alternative space for entertaining docked to the rear . For sports water, there is a swim platform electrohydraulic for the launch and recovery of a jet-ski, or simply for use as a swimming or dip.

Its interior is beautifully furnished and finished to the highest standard Panoramic windows provide light and a wonderful panoramic setting. 

The large garage can accommodate a jet ski , which can be lifted using the crane flybridge The flybridge can be specified with a hardtop with optional integrated roof opening that allows the crane to be row , freeing the aft deck space as additional furniture for freestanding. 

Distinctive Lines

The Princess 60 is a vessel that provides pleasure to the helmsman whose sleek lines hide a large amount of housing. It has three cabins with ensuite bathroom, a main deck and many wide open spaces to enjoy relaxation, conversation between friends or pleasure of the walk.

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The main living area is beautifully designed and decorated, bright and airy thanks to large windows wrap through which the sun penetrates freely. The layout of the U-shaped sofa, coffee table and sofa opposite was chosen to invite the convivial meetings, a separate dining area is housed elsewhere.

  1.  Two sun beds are provided in addition to the spacious deck
  2. The aft cabin option, also with ensuite bathroom, has two berths for crew or visiting guests.
  3. Yacht designed and built with extreme attention

On the same deck there is the fully equipped kitchen, fridge / freezer and a large dishwasher, all of which can be separated from the living room by a sliding glass partition.

Yacht Specifications Overview

Model Azimut Princess (above) Princess
Year 2007 2003 2006
Engine 2 x 1360 hp 2 x 865 hp 2 x 500 hp
Cabins 3 4 2
Price $ 4.000 / day $ 3.800 / day $ 3.500 / day

 

Yacht designed and built with extreme attention, the Princess 60 combines exceptional resistance to sea water cruising opportunities and facilities to accommodate family and friends.

Marshall's speaker has a retro feel

He is the rockers among mobile musicians: the Marshall Hanwell , a speaker in the style of famous guitar amplifiers, which is also known by the great stages of the world.

He is the rockers among mobile musicians: the Marshall Hanwell , a speaker in the style of famous guitar amplifiers, which is also known by the great stages of the world.

Smart phones, MP3 players, etc. are very down to earth connected only by jacks. No Bluetooth, no docking, no frills.The plugging the supplied cable with its gold-plated connectors into a headphone jack as well as very reminiscent of connecting an electric guitar.

The speaker’s sound is rich, clean, and endowed with Marshall’s characteristic electronic crunch.

The controls are reduced to the bare minimum. Only a toggle switch for dressing and stable knobs for volume and tone – and which is sensational: Extremely clean highs, powerful bass, even if you turn right! And with its 100 watts of Hanwell is extremely loud. Since it is better to invite the neighbors equal to the party.

No frills

Stanmore , the new speaker system, the manufacturer will fit perfectly into theMarshall family one. The vinyl casing, gold trim, Mashall logo and classic Boxenbespannstoff represent the typical vintage look: The ingredients from the Stanmore already a rock’n’roll classics to make. Whether on tour or in everyday life, powerful sound and compatibility make the Stanmore into an optimal, so the manufacture.

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The three typical, Marshall-style controls for volume, bass, treble and a switch to flip on and off the Stan Mores, located on the top of the unit. Through the included 3.5mm spiral cable, which has the appearance of a typical guitar cable, virtually any music source to the powered speakers can be connected.

CLASSIC MARSHALL DESIGN DETAILS

The Stanmore features a classic Marshall design, with a vintage-looking front fret, gold-coloured metal details, and that iconic script logo. So it will never look out of place amid the rest of your Marshall collection.

Can be beyond even via Bluetooth with aptX technology or the two other connections ( RCA input / optical input ) connect directly to their sources.Thanks to the high quality components Stanmore intended to provide a detailed sound across the entire frequency range without sacrificing quality. The sound is punchy, without losing detail, and very clear and powerful to penetrate the entire spectrum from Stanmore.

Rush Trailer Everyone's Driven by Something

Rush has flown under the radar, delivering a visually exciting first preview seemingly out of nowhere.

Two-time Oscar winner Ron Howard takes the daunting task of covering the nearly decade-long rival between British Formula 1 racer James Hunt (Chris Hemsworth) and Austria’s Niki Lauda’s (Daniel Brühl) race to become world champions. From tracks in Italy to Japan, press rooms to extravagant parties, Hunt and Lauda risked death, fortune and fame in the 1970s and became international sensations in the process. With an undeniably effective immediacy, “Rush” is a solid, but rather cold, biopic about two equally detached personalities.

Rush has flown under the radar, delivering a visually exciting first preview seemingly out of nowhere.

Composer Hans Zimmer expectedly delivers a rousing singular theme that plays double-duty with solo cello highlighting the insular determination of both drivers before chug-a-lugging into full-on pounding race mode competing with squealing tires and booming PA announcements.

“Rush” is not the epic drama is could have been, but it is certainly watchable and mostly enjoyable, but like an impeccably crafted Formula 1 race car, is fast, glistening with style but ultimately just a cold piece of polished metal.

The Lamborghini Aventador Roadster

The Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 defines the sport auto Supertest towards an extrovert appearance and delivers what it promises optical.The sporting facilities are at its best, as it would naturally.

It’s like always and not everywhere the large, lofty promises, which gives a relationship maintenance and substance. It is the small, endearing details that make up the key to lasting success.

But even if you’re Batman himself, you’ll have a hard time getting your hands on one of these mean machines.

And yet there are so lovable alien form like this, which will make your day – and far on this side of each border region. To awaken the bull named 700-4 Lamborghini Aventador LP from St. Agatha to life, the driver is initially stopped to open a small red flap on the center tunnel.

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Convinced sculpture of extreme dynamics

But quite as explosive and difficult to follow the following on the press of a button dramaturgy is then but fortunately not represent the red fuse cover is just a metaphor – not an obstacle.

700 hp and top-class racing technology

This does not mean that the new, re-named after a brave Spanish bull from the Spanish Corrida Lamborghini would not do justice to his job on the whole. But let’s be honest: It will not be easy in everyday life, even beginning to discover the 700 hp driven and experienced made ​​of exceptionally high caliber racing technology sports talents. Thus love but could cool quickly if not for anything else, which can fuel the passion in less exciting times.

Whether the investment – in this case just under 330,000 euros – can be recorded as a worthwhile contribution to improving the quality of life, thus also depends on Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 from factors other than the ability to retrieve shoulder to shoulder with him the state of maximum efficiency . Including those in this Lambo is reached only at 350 km / h.

Everything has its price

When looking into the technology and equipped with all the luxury features pulpit of the Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4, to be thermodynamically and aerodynamically necessary accessory around it and on the Aggregate collection, the Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 to achieve its ambitious required goals, one comes to the conclusion that the extra kilos are not entirely in vain incurred.

The Spectacular Simplicity of Gravity

Despite some rough patches in the script, Alfonso Cuaron’s film is a visual wonder. This movie rips a ground from under our feet, in “Gravity” shine George Clooney and Sandra Bullock as astronauts mainly fighting for survival in space. A simple story is captivating with magnificent pictures, 3-D sound effects for new and classic movie.

Early in the film, when Matt asks Ryan what she likes best about their space walk, she replies, “the silence.” The Cuarons would have been wise to supply a bit more of it.

When was it last at the end of the credits so quiet in the cinema? Only the breathing sounds of the side people are heard, then breaks from somewhere a soft “wow” the spell. It is as if the audience has to make sure only gently 90 minutes from the brilliant “Gravity“, to be truly arrived on the ground.

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Sandra Bullock in ‘Gravity’

No sooner is the fatal message arrived, hurtling approach a huge swarm and debris hitting the shuttle. Stone and Kowalsky, connected by a lifeline to survive the collision and find themselves floating in space again.

The uncertainty of the universe

But this cold, clear moment where everything speaks of self-sacrifice, giving way to rote acquired automatisms, courageous ignorance about probabilities and defiant pragmatism: They like the last two people up here to be, but in leaving their train passing ruins of the civil space waiting might yet a return flight ticket.

Against time and any chance to go to Stone and Kowalsky on their very own Space Odyssey. A laborious and dangerous progress that holds Cuarón in beguiling, extremely long takes. In them catch the captivating beauty and existential horror of the cosmos, are not considered in the underground certainties.

Bowers & Wilkins Speakers

Few simple powered speakers for the PC has been around for a tenner.You do not have to spend much more to give his ears to hear something. But who wants to treat his ears something, you have something to fall deeper into their pockets: From about 80 Euros you get even speaker structure, the “sound of something” that produce audible bass and which still makes listening to music for several hours of fun.

But what gets who spends a multiple thereof, are PC speaker is on the desk, which cost 400, 500 or even 800 euros? You pay all the money only an expensive name and chic design? Or is the difference really audible?

Even turned up they still sound clear and round, without distorting the complex construction pays off.

Since the first would be the Bose Computer Music Monitor, which acts initially tiny. Ridiculous 12.5 centimeters, each of the two boxes high, 6.5 inches wide. That for as little speaker after all supposed to pay about 400 euros, makes me skeptical. Good sound volume needs that everyone knows. And volume have these mini things that fit loosely in my hand, so just do not. As there should arise a useful sound?

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Sound in stealth mode

This is not only the unusual design, that on closer examination can not guess where under the black fabric covering the speakers are hidden.That they are there, however, is perfectly audible in operation. Powerful bass are accompanied here by crisp highs. On the treble B & W is proud anyway. The tweeter is a special construction in which a resonance tube is connected directly to the sound generator. The result should be a particularly good separation of high and low frequencies.

Not so good playing the MM-21 in the central region on the other hand, the person something sounds too washed out.

Apple iPhone 5S Review

A paginated review video post format which includes a table specifications. This is a big week for Apple; it has two new phones hitting store shelves, and a brand new operating system.

A paginated review video post format which includes a table specifications. This is a big week for Apple; it has two new phones hitting store shelves, and a brand new operating system that becomes available Sept. 18 for compatible devices. The new mobile operating system is a big visual change, and is likely to feel somewhat disorienting to users upgrading from iOS 6, but in most important ways, it’s not that dissimilar from what you’re used to, and many of the changes are definitely for the best.

Apple has entered the spec wars. The iPhone 5S isn’t just supposed to be “the most amazing iPhone yet.” It’s not “the thinnest and lightest iPhone ever.” No, Apple says the 5S is “the most forward-thinking iPhone yet” and “the best smartphone in the world.”

Like its predecessor, the iPhone 5s is one of the best handsets you can buy. But more importantly, it’s laying the groundwork for the smartphones of tomorrow.

Along with the A7, the 5s also includes a new separate helper chip, the M7 coprocessor. It’s designed to efficiently monitor data gathered from the phone’s accelerometer, compass, and gyroscope without bogging down the CPU and draining the device’s battery. Argus and Strava Run were among the first apps updated to take advantage of this feature.

The touch, the feel

Using Apple’s Touch ID fingerprint security system feels very much like being in a secret agent movie: you pull the phone out of your pocket, touch the ringed home button (which is now much more tactile, directing your finger to exactly the right spot), and presto — you’re in.

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Specifications Overview

Model 5s 5 5s
Thickness 0.3 inches 0.32 inches 0.4 inches
Camera 8 MP 8 MP 8 MP
Screen size 4 inches 4 inches 3.5 inches
Chipset Apple A7 Apple A6 Apple A5
CPU DC 1.3 GHz DC 1.3 GHz Dual-core 1 GHz Cortex-A9

The Up’s vibrating motor is used for two different alarm features, both of which I’ve come to love. When you’re sleeping at night, you can set your alarm, and the Up will rouse you up to 30 minutes before that time based on when you’re in lighter sleep and will wake up feeling better.

Future-proofing the smartphone

Apple’s spent more time talking about the 5S’s specs than I’ve ever seen the company do in the past, but the improvements are hard to evaluate. In benchmarks, the new A7 processor is spectacular — the top of its class in nearly every way.

Vespa GTS 300 Super Review

Before content review box and a Vespa scooter is not conventional, but a special kind to ride on two wheels with leg shield. Whether the new technology in the 300 GTS Super blends with the traditional look, clarifies the practical test.

The Vespa GTS 300 Super is not just a scooter.It is the top manufacturer of Italian tradition, the successor to the glorious GS and sellers at the big scooters in Germany.No wonder real hot scooter Vespa or Lambretta times now.The first brand is rather forgotten and the second still successful.

But with the new 300 Sport is respectively sportiness in the foreground, and less racing.

So it first went on the famous Milan ring road towards Linate. On cue, all went – we were now only 18 because the colleagues Ehn and Farkas are demolished because of a (almost) red light – the heads of a. High-speed test. To have, as always, the lightweight overweight chosen for themselves.

The Ancestral Scooter Territory

Thither namely asked us Piaggio for the first test drive with the GTS 300 Super. Super alone was the sight of twenty Vespas outside the hotel, aligned neatly, one black and one white. The Super’s only in these two colors.Since then even the layman knows that there is no 250.But it is also identified on the lateral cooling slots in the rear panel, just like at times the air cooling. Also, there is the racy red spring on the front suspension.

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Finally, because of the increasing afternoon traffic density were the photographers soon more cars and buses and trams, now and again passers-by, as we Scooteristi front of the camera (s). While it all looked in awe at the Vespa horde but not realized that they cause picture interference. So it first went on the famous Milan ring road towards Linate. On cue, all went – we were now only 18 because the colleagues Ehn and Farkas are demolished because of a (almost) red light – the heads of a. High-speed test. To have, as always, the lightweight overweight chosen for themselves.

Conclusion

Even with the Super-Vespa is no room under the seat for a full face helmet. Will not you walk around with his hat in his hand in town and country, you have to take a jet helmet. There’s quite dashing goods, but that is not cheap, as the Vespa itself 5,000 Euronen are not little. But you get something real, which, if it is not too often ghaut to the Earth ‘, his money is worth.

The Breeder's Cup

The biggest race on the fall schedule could very well feature a British import at the front of the pack.

In honor of the 30th Running of the Breeders’ Cup, we’ll be looking back at a many of the great moments and stories in Breeders’ Cup history.

In the first Breeders’ Cup Classic in 1984 , there were three steeds available to play the Chiefs and Packers 1967 : substantial most beloved was turning “gold , whose record of four years , the race was as shining that his hooves were delicate.

The Breeders Cup Juvenile, the first of Saturday’s races, will likely produce the future’s book favorite for the next May’s Kentucky Derby.

Few of these present at Hollywood Park might have guessed that the seven races, beaked as a daylong set of championship-deciding events, would outlive the park—but it’s. they’ll shut the lights on Hollywood for the last time simply before Christmas, however the Breeders Cup continues to grow, attracting horses from Europe to travel head to move with America’s best.

Hall of Champions

It’s difficult to recall now , from a separation of 29 years, what a variety first Breeders Cup was sincerely his presentation . Few of the aforementioned present at Hollywood Park might have speculated that the seven races Billed as a set daylong title choosing occasion , could outlive the recreation center , however it has .

motility the coaching schedule of two-year-olds (who would possibly preferably be defrayment their Nov mornings on the farm before all the heavy preparation races on the road to the American state Derby), and reworking the game at the blue chip level. assume what the creation of the Super Bowl did for professional soccer in 1967, Associate in Nursingd you get an glimmer of what the Breeders Cup has in hot water racing.

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Breeders Cup Race

Promotoriicupa Breeders couldn’t compose an improved script to push the occasion . The atunciclasic , which more than any occasion choose Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year and sends his Champ Stud expense through the top , it was leverage not just for quickening agents , raisers  and bettors.

Elusive Classic Victory

Arcangues bundle rising up out of 133 to 1 in 1993. Smoke decimates his rivalry in once again to -back years in 1995 and 1996. Horse Zenyatta inexplicable run in the mists to pulsate men in 2009 , and a tragic close miss ( and first profession misfortune ) in 2010 . Fans will eternity revile the day rides excessively quiet on Easy Goer Pat and Mike Smith on Zenyatta , yet nobody who saw this race will ever question Classics acting piece these past.

I don’t know whether restored Saturday at Santa Anita will fit best Classics , however on paper it appears to be an exceedingly focused race to crown a contraining story lines set to race for the duration of the day . Raisers Cup Turf Mile has superstar and a year ago Eclipse Award – victor Wise Dan – whose just misfortune came in his last exertion in a stellar runner -up completion in a race machine grass – attempting to catch the second continuous Breeders’ Cup win. Reproducers Cup Turf is run in the morning.

Reproducers Cup Juvenile , the first race on Saturday , will probably process future book most beloved for the Kentucky Derby future . Quickest two year ‘s Havana Todd Pletcher , will beat the breaking out of the far post.

Light Painting Evolved

Gif animations included in this post. Add photoreal images, abstract designs, and animation to your long exposure photos and timelapse. Light painting is a fairly simple to do. The first step is to make sure you have the right equipment. Almost every DSLR, and most point-and-shoots, have a long exposure mode.

Pixelstick began as a proof of concept using an arduino and some off the shelf LED strips. We got results, but weren’t happy with the resolution of nor with the durability and usability of the actual device.

It’s as simple as choosing the length of the exposure (from a few seconds to a few hours) and moving a light source within the frame. The process itself is fun and the excitement of seeing what you captured immediately can be extremely rewarding.

The fine detail

Pixelstick reads images created in Photoshop (or the image editor of your choice) and displays them one line at a time, creating endless possibilities for abstract and/or photorealistic art. Taking this one step further, Pixelstick can increment through a series of images over multiple exposures, opening up light painting to the world of timelapse, and allowing for animations the likes of which have never before seen.

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Rainbows are no longer beholden to the laws of physics

The Tale of pixelstick

Pixelstick began as a proof of concept using an arduino and some off the shelf LED strips. We got results, but weren’t happy with the resolution of nor with the durability and usability of the actual device. We moved quickly into custom LED circuit boards, a more powerful ARM microcontroller and a sturdier design made of lightweight aluminum rather than plastic tubing. With the ability to control the density of the LED count while at the same time refining the custom aluminum extrusion, the current version of pixelstick began to take shape.

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Animation to your long exposure photos and timelapse.

Each iteration performed better and was tweaked as we logged more hours with the pixelstick.

The full package contains:

  • LED PCBs (198 LEDs total)
  • Two 3’ aluminum extrusion with connecting bracket & diffusion lens
  • Handle with foam grip and rotating sleeve
  • Controller box with connecting cables and clips
  • Battery holder (AA Batteries not included)
  • Carry bag